Position Neuropsychologist
Location Fort Bragg, North Carolina
Job Description Department of the Army (Womack Army Medical Center)

The Neuropsychologist assessment of brain function is used in collaboration with other medical data to make diagnoses (e.g., dementia, developmental delay)
The Neuropsychologist also specializes in using data analysis to make recommendations regarding educational services/supports, decision-making capacity, discharge environment, supervision needs, patient/family education, and return to school/work
Performs pre-surgical cognitive and psychosocial assessments in patients awaiting epilepsy surgery, deep brain stimulation, cochlear implant and other Neurologic interventions
Practical experience in administering a variety of psychological tests, including but not limited to, the WAIS IV, WISC V, WJ-III, WMS IV, WCST, and any acceptable method of neuropsychological assessment

Schedule/ Period of Performance
Full-time: 40 hours per week (In addition: ON CALL availability)
Hours: 7:30am - 16:30pm (excluding federal holidays

$175,000-$180,000 ( To be determined upon experience)

- Health Benefits include Vision, Medical & Dental
- Paid Vacation Time
- + MORE

1. Functions as a relatively autonomous Neuropsychologist in administering and scoring neuropsychological test batteries (including cognitive and personality test instruments) for Behavioral health patients.
2. Performs assessments using interview, formal psychological testing and consultation as appropriate.
3. Selects established diagnostic evaluation procedures. Gathers case history, complaints or other problem-related information for use in the evaluation and diagnosis of said patients.
4. Interprets validity and significance of data collected, prepares written notes that integrate the behavioral observations and test data; makes recommendations for further action.
5. Maintains accurate and current notes in both the Department of Medicine records and patient medical records of all patients seen, as appropriate, and produces reports of evaluation and/or treatment, as required.
6. Manages our clinic's Psychometrists in their day-to-day testing functions.
7. Administers routine or standardized neuropsychological tests.
8. Uses standardized procedures to score various tests. Records data in/on appropriate files or records.
9. Observes and records patients' behavior during testing in appropriate records. Tabulates test results.
10. Utilizes computer software and pre-designed database to enter, retrieve, and update patient assessment data.
11. Writes neuropsychological reports to referring provider based on the results of neuropsychological data while also considering patient neuro-imaging findings, laboratory data, medical history, psychiatric history and presenting complaints.
12. Monitors the supply of neuropsychological testing materials and coordinates the ordering of needed supplies with the supervising Neuropsychologist and the responsible noncommissioned officer.
13. Provides basic training in the administration and scoring of neuropsychological test instruments, as well as interview techniques, to junior military and civilian trainees
14. Consults with medical personnel, legal authorities, military commanders and school districts, as required. Psychological evaluations required by military schools and/or programs.
15. Consultation and program development regarding patient compliance with accepted medical treatment.
16. Assists and participates in special event informational seminars.
17. Conducts command directed mental health evaluations performed IAW DOD Directive 6490.4.
18. Provides psychological triage services in a combined outpatient behavioral health clinic.
19. Conducts neuro-psychological evaluations required as part of the Medical Evaluation Board (MEB), TDRL (Temporary Disability Retirement List) status review, Physical Evaluation Board (PEB), and clinical consultation from various departments and services of Womack Army Medical Center.

The contract Clinical Psychologist performing services under this contract shall have sufficient skills to perform tasks that may include, but are not necessarily limited to the following:
- Consult as appropriate (with primary care managers and with other specialists)
- Provide medical advice over the telephone
- Complete all required paperwork
- Obtain an adequate history, physical, assessment and develop a treatment plan in a timely and appropriate manner on each patient

Professional Qualifications
- The Licensed Clinical Psychologist shall possess and maintain current license for Psychologist in at least one state or territory in the United States.
- Shall be a graduate of both an APA accredited doctoral program in clinical psychology and an APA accredited internship in Clinical Psychology. Have post-doctoral training in neuropsychology in the form of a clinical neuropsychology residency or clinical neuropsychology fellowship of one year or more. Candidate must be eligible to sit for the ABPP board exam in Clinical Neuropsychology.
- Shall have minimum of two years of successful clinical practice within the past five years.
- Shall have and maintain current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS). Certification must be by American Heart Association and individual must demonstrate ability to initiate CPR in event of respirator or cardiopulmonary arrest. Certifications must be renewed every year at no additional cost to the Government.
- Shall have transcript verifying clinical psychology education provided Education: A doctoral degree, either Ph.D. or Psy.D., from an APA or CPA approved program in clinical psychology
- The ideal candidate would have at least two years of experience working as Neuropsychologist or Neuropsychology Fellow in a US Army or DoD setting, must be willing to complete Neuropsychological Assessment in both outpatient and inpatient settings, have special knowledge of neuropsychology testing procedures, neuropsychology laboratory management and neuropsychological research design. Duties will include teaching of Clinical Neuropsychology to staff and trainees. Provides Neuropsychological evaluations to include evaluation, assessment, report writing, consultation, and feedback.

- Dental insurance
- Health insurance
- Paid time off
- Vision insurance

- 8 hour shift
- Monday to Friday
- On call

Please send all informations and resume to drronaldsam@hhmsllc.com